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Outreach Associate

Schenectady, New York 12308

Outreach Associate

Clarkson University is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. With more than 4,300 undergraduate and graduate students, its main campus is located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities are located in the Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company.  

The Beacon Institute at Clarkson University invites applicants to apply for the position of Outreach Associate. The Outreach Associate is a part-time weekend position (8-10 hours/week) that supports key educational operations at Clarkson's Beacon campus, to include engaging weekend public visitors during regular open hours at Clarkson's Water Ecology Center, serving Clarkson students and faculty during weekend classes for graduate programs, and supporting weekend public science and nature education programs. Outreach Associates engage and educate public visitors, interpret displays, and maintain exhibits. For Clarkson graduate programs, OAs respond to student and faculty needs and ensure facilities and programs are running smoothly for all participants. The Outreach Associate provides year-round weekend support for 1) weekend open public visitation hours and science education exhibit maintenance and 2) weekend resident programs for graduate students enrolled in Clarkson’s Master of Science in Engineering Management program (MSEM), 3) weekend animal care, 4) weekend scheduled education programs. The position requires regular care and support of Clarkson’s Beacon Institute live animals collection. Occasional weeknight programs may be scheduled during the year.

Minimum qualifications include a High School Diploma/GED and 2 years equivalent experience in educational outreach.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continues until the position is filled. To submit your application, go to www.clarkson.edu/hr and click “Career Opportunities” below Careers at Clarkson section. An equal opportunity /affirmative action employer, Clarkson actively seeks and encourages applications from minorities, women and people with disabilities.

Prior to a final offer of employment, the selected candidate will be required to submit to a background check including, but not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, and criminal background check.



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Posted: 2021-09-23 Expires: 2021-10-23

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